Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Week 4 - Leopard Spot Soap

Well, we've done it! congratulations everyone!  4 weeks of Amy's challenges and I think they've been getting harder as we've gone along:)  Sorry I'm late with this one, but we've been having a lovely holiday down the seaside, I think I really needed the rest to build up for this challenge:)

Talk about all time boo boo, this one didn't go to my plan at all, I wanted to have lots more spots, but the soap had other ideas about this.

I made the very silly decision to put the plastic bag over the container, add the soap to it and to save   time, stick blend the colour in the bag,  I know I can hear the giggles from here, but in my defence, I thought as long as I was careful to keep the blender away from the sides and bottom it'd be fine.

Anyhow I soon found out how wrong I was, when I picked up the bag to fasten the top, my soap started falling out the bottom.  So then it was a made dash to try and find another bag, which ended up being in a totally different room, scoop the soap out and put it into another bag.  You guessed it! by the time I'd done this, my soap was setting up:(  so not very happily I only managed to do a couple of spots, I wanted to have my spots small and look what I got, great big gigantic ones LOL. 

Anyway my choice of colours came from it being fragranced with Lavender and Aniseed essential oils, so I thought the purple and black would suit it best, just wish I had more spots!

Thanks so much Amy for putting this all together, I've really enjoyed participating and seeing all the other gorgeous handmade soaps.